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Rio Tinto appointment raises eyebrows

The appointment of Rio Tinto chief financial officer Jakob Stausholm as CEO has come as a surprise to many.

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New Rio Tinto CEO Jakob Stausholm

Former CEO J-S Jacques was forced to step down in September due to mounting pressure over the destruction of the 46,000-year-old Juukan Gorge rock shelters in the Pilbara in May.